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Make a Shingle Roof Last Longer

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What Oil Canning Is & Preventing It

Did you ever wonder how easily an empty oil can distorts under pressure from your thumb? This is a characteristic of all thin metal sheet of which kit...
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Warning Signs Of Cedar Wood Cupping

Natural wood is an organic material, and never 100% waterproof unlike fiber cement and vinyl. Cedar wood may be exceptionally hard and dense, but prol...
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What Causes Wood Fascias to Rot?

We installed a new eaves trough system for a Calgary client a couple of months ago. We almost begged him to replace the fascia boards at the same time...
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Roof Decking & How to Care For It

Roof decking – also known as roof sheathing – distributes the weight of shingles and tiles on the timber rafters. It is also the home owner’s primary ...
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6 Ways to Spot Shingle Hailstone Damage

Shingles are soft and pliable when new. In fact the way they flow over ridges and valleys is part of their charm. They may harden and become a little ...
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Causes of Asphalt Granule Loss

Asphalt roofing sheets first appeared in 1893, and are still common in asphalt roll roofing but with surface granules added. The original asphalt shin...
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Sudden Hailstorms over Calgary in June

Thunder storms are a common event all over Alberta in June, when towering cumulonimbus clouds gather. These are huge amounts of water vapor carried up...